How to Share Your iPhone's Location

  Matt Cone       February 27, 2022      Tutorials iPhone


You own an iPhone and you need to let someone know where you are. What do you do? Using built-in features on your iPhone, you can share your location with family and friends. The Find My app on your iPhone allows you to share your iPhone’s location with anyone, whether you have previously shared your location with them or not.

Find My iPhone icon

Here’s how to share your iPhone’s location with family and friends:

  1. From the iPhone’s home screen, tap the Find My app icon.

  2. Tap People, as shown below.

    Share your iPhone’s location

  3. Tap the +, as shown above.

  4. Tap Share My Location.

  5. Enter the name or phone number of the family member or friend you want to share your location with.

  6. Tap Send.

That’s it! You’ve successfully shared your iPhone’s location with your family and friends. Now your family and friends will know where to find you and your iPhone.

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